An enchanting book, full of accumulated wisdom and aphoristic reflactions, captured in pointed and concise verses. The epigrammatic quatrains in this book are written in the tradition of Icelandic folk poetry, which has had an unbroken continuity since the settlement of the country.

The reader is invited to delve into this collection of aphoristic sayings and experience the lasting echo of the Icelandic heritage which is distilled in these inspirational verses and cautionary rhymes.